Education of Students with Behaviour Problems

Course code EDUC6086
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

Examines theory and research on the continuum of behaviour problems from minor disturbing behaviours to emotional disturbance. The content will cover the range of settings in which behaviour problems can occur including the regular classroom and specialist settings. Specific behaviour disorders will be examined with emphasis on the relation between research and practice.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To understand the key issues in assessment and diagnoses of behaviour problems as well as social and school factors related to behaviour problems

2. To be aware of specific behaviour problems

3. To understand the variety of educational services designed to address behavioural needs

Content

  1. What is a behavioural problem?
  2. Assessment and diagnosis
  3. Home, school and society factors
  4. Specific behaviour problems
  5. Educational services from specialist settings to the regular classroom

Assumed Knowledge

Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.